The bell tower is a solemn traditional building, which marks the geographical center of the ancient capital. From this important landmark building, it extends to the East, South, West and North streets, connecting the bell tower with the East, South, West and north gates of the Ming Dynasty city wall. The wooden tower is the largest and best preserved wooden tower at present.
In China, Xi'an is an important military town in Northwest China. In the Ming Dynasty, Xi'an was an important military town It is an important military town in Northwest China, which is reflected in the scale and historical significance of its tower.
Xi'an is the capital of Shanxi Province of the people's Republic of China. As one of the oldest cities in China's history, Xi'an is one of the four ancient capitals of China, because it was the capital of some of the most important dynasties in Chinese history, including Zhou, Qin, Han, Sui and Tang Dynasties. Xi'an is the eastern end of the Silk Road and has a long history.
It is known as Chang'an (Chinese traditional customs: Spring Festival, labor) Festivals and national day are usually long holidays. Summer (May to August, although the most pleasant season is autumn, the number of tourists tends to be higher.
The bell tower, Drum Tower and Chengjing bell tower in Xi'an is a classical building with carved beams and rafters. It is the symbol of Xi'an. It stands in the center of the city, at the intersection of North Street, South Street, West Street and East Street.
There is a huge ancient clock on the tower. It is an important historical relic in Shaanxi Province. The bell tower was built in Yingxiang Temple of Ming Dynasty.
Due to the urban expansion plan, it was relocated to this day in The story of the bell tower: Zhu Yuanzhang, the first emperor of the Ming Dynasty, was born in a poor family. His parents died when he was young. Later, he had to live a hard life.
When he ascended the throne, he went to a temple to become a monk. He was afraid that he would be dethroned by the real dragon people. He ordered to build a bell tower in the county to suppress the Dragon God.
Xi'an has been the capital since ancient times, so the Dragon God here must be very good Therefore, the bell tower in Xi'an is not only built earlier, but also larger than other domestic ones. Its foundation is square meters, high meters, wide meters, and paved with green bricks. The whole building is meters above the ground.
It is a brick and wood structure. The eaves are supported by color brackets. The traditional structure system is to connect the columns and beams with brackets.
The use of the bucket arch makes the whole building solid and beautiful.